Tag Archives: Journal

Syllabus for Summer 2010!

Here’s the syllabus in fairly full form, without all of the links. Feel free to note various dates, like the midterm on Thursday of Week 4 and the final enterprise project due August 11. Some other dates may change, but … Continue reading

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Week One Homework!

Hey, #J361, here’s the list of your homework (obviously, I’m cheering for Stanford in the Final Four; hint about #CEQuiz2? Possibly … ) Due Thursday by 11:59 pm OVER EMAIL: your revised lede/context graf and full story about ASUO elections. … Continue reading

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Homework after Week 6

Here’s the list! Take photos of campus and post them to Twitter with the tag #jweb and a short description. You can use Twitpic, Tweetphoto, Brizzly, Twhirl or many other Twitter applications (I think most of the phone-based ones support … Continue reading

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Weekend One Homework

Homework for Weekend One Write a post for this blog analyzing, discussing and/or commenting on something related to the media: an article, a blog post, a video, a newscast, a podcast, a radio show, a class assignment (from this or … Continue reading

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Journalists Killed In The Line of Duty: A Real Look Inside Investigative Journalism

There are many dangerous jobs in the world, among them the job of an investigative journalist. “Journalists Killed In The Line of Duty“, a feature film, tells the story of journalists who sacrificed their safety and exposed themselves to risk … Continue reading

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A Media Hoax?

The media has recently been bombarded with another publicity scheme, another pointless issue that has become exaggerated and has resulted in a story with supposed importance that does not measure up. ‘White House crashers went without confirmed invitation‘, ‘Who are … Continue reading

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Media as a Problem

We, the inkslingers, pen pushers, journos, whatever you want to call us, see ourselves as bringing news to the world. We see ourselves as providing a valuable service. We see ourselves as the good guys. Sometimes it seems though, too much … Continue reading

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Studying Hitchcock might make you a better journalist

I recently read “How Alfred Hitchcock can make you a better storyteller,” a blog entry on the “10,000 Words: Where journalism and technology meet” blog by Mark Luckie.  I found it really interesting how Hitchcock’s filmmaking techniques can be so easily applied … Continue reading

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Accetable Journalism Practice or Not?

Recently Supreme Court Justice, Anthony M. Kennedy visited Dalton, a private highschool in Manhattan to make a speech at an assembly. He requested that the schools newspaper the Daltonian not publish any articles about the visit until they were approved by his … Continue reading

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Where is the line between editorial and advertising?

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, it’s the time of year for publications to slap gift guides together. I’d never critically thought about the gift guide until I started interning at Eugene Magazine.  As we were trying to put the … Continue reading

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